Job 27:12
New International Version
You have all seen this yourselves. Why then this meaningless talk?

New Living Translation
But you have seen all this, yet you say all these useless things to me.

English Standard Version
Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?

Berean Study Bible
Surely all of you have seen it for yourselves. Why then do you keep up this empty talk?

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, all of you have seen it; Why then do you act foolishly?

King James Bible
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

Christian Standard Bible
All of you have seen this for yourselves, why do you keep up this empty talk?

Contemporary English Version
All of you have seen these things for yourselves. So you have no excuse.

Good News Translation
But no, after all, you have seen for yourselves; so why do you talk such nonsense?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All of you have seen this for yourselves, why do you keep up this empty talk?

International Standard Version
Look! All of you have been watching, so why have you become so completely worthless?

NET Bible
If you yourselves have all seen this, Why in the world do you continue this meaningless talk?

New Heart English Bible
Look, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Certainly, you have all seen it. Why then do you chatter on about such nonsense?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; Why then are ye become altogether vain?

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, all of you have seen it; Why then do you act foolishly?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye so completely vain?

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, all you yourselves have seen it; why then are you thus altogether vain?

American King James Version
Behold, all you yourselves have seen it; why then are you thus altogether vain?

American Standard Version
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; Why then are ye become altogether vain?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, ye all know that ye are adding vanity to vanity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold you all know it, and why do you speak vain things without cause?

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, ye yourselves have all seen [it]; and why are ye thus altogether vain?

English Revised Version
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye become altogether vain?

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?

World English Bible
Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, ye -- all of you -- have seen, And why is this -- ye are altogether vain?
Study Bible
The Wicked Man's Portion
11I will instruct you in the power of God. I will not conceal the ways of the Almighty. 12Surely all of you have seen it for yourselves. Why then do you keep up this empty talk? 13This is the wicked man’s portion from God—the heritage the ruthless receive from the Almighty.…
Cross References
Job 27:11
I will instruct you in the power of God. I will not conceal the ways of the Almighty.

Job 27:13
This is the wicked man's portion from God--the heritage the ruthless receive from the Almighty.

Treasury of Scripture

Behold, all you yourselves have seen it; why then are you thus altogether vain?

ye yourselves

Job 21:28-30
For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked? …

Ecclesiastes 8:14
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-3
For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them…

altogether

Job 6:25-29
How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove? …

Job 13:4-9
But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value…

Job 16:3
Shall vain words have an end? or what emboldeneth thee that thou answerest?







Lexicon
Surely
הֵן־ (hên-)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2005: Lo! behold!

all of you
כֻּלְּכֶ֣ם (kul·lə·ḵem)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

have seen [it]
חֲזִיתֶ֑ם (ḥă·zî·ṯem)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2372: To gaze at, to perceive, contemplate, to have a, vision of

for yourselves.
אַתֶּ֣ם (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

Why then
וְלָמָּה־ (wə·lām·māh-)
Conjunctive waw | Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

do you keep up this
זֶּ֝֗ה (zeh)
Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

empty talk?
הֶ֣בֶל (he·ḇel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1892: Emptiness, vanity, transitory, unsatisfactory
(12) Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it.--That is, "You have seen me so proclaim the great power of God."

Verse 12. - Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it. The true Divine scheme of action has been so long and so frequently made manifest - openly set forth in the sight o! men - that Job cannot believe that those whom he addresses are ignorant of it. They must themselves have seen the scheme at work. Why then are ye thus altogether vain? Why, then, do they not draw true inferences from the facts that come under their notice? 27:11-23 Job's friends, on the same subject, spoke of the misery of wicked men before death as proportioned to their crimes; Job considered that if it were not so, still the consequences of their death would be dreadful. Job undertook to set this matter in a true light. Death to a godly man, is like a fair gale of wind to convey him to the heavenly country; but, to a wicked man, it is like a storm, that hurries him away to destruction. While he lived, he had the benefit of sparing mercy; but now the day of God's patience is over, and he will pour out upon him his wrath. When God casts down a man, there is no flying from, nor bearing up under his anger. Those who will not now flee to the arms of Divine grace, which are stretched out to receive them, will not be able to flee from the arms of Divine wrath, which will shortly be stretched out to destroy them. And what is a man profited if he gain the whole world, and thus lose his own soul?
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